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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1275028 (stock #100428)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$795.00
Pre-Columbian, Mayan Territories, most likely Honduras and probably a pottery representation of the work done in alabaster in this region. Corseted pottery jar in white slip, carved or impressed just above the midpoint in repeating bird head panels. Very attractive! 7" H by 6" D.

Provenance: Ex D. Moreno collection

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1274142 (stock #J102314L418)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,795.00
Description Pre-Columbian, Central Coast of Peru, Chancay culture, ca. 1000-1200 CE. Exceptional Cuchimilco Stargazer Cantador/Singer - one of the finest we have ever seen! In the valleys north of Lima, the Chancay artisans created ceramics that are quite distinctive in form and decoration. Hollow-body figures painted in dark brown-black on white, these pieces were typically more slapdash in appearance than the ceramics of their predecessors and contemporaries...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255529 (stock #BD)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD
El Salvador, Mayan Territories, Ca 550 to 900 CE. Copador potteries are often under-appreciated, but this fantastic example should be appreciated and loved by any lover of ancient art! Large polychrome cylinder, decorated in 4 panels representing the story of the Popol Vuh and the Hero Twins. Two panels represent Camazotz (Death Bat) which the Hero Twins had to fight in the house of bats. As the story goes, the Hero Twins slept inside their blowguns...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1242441 (stock #BD31114C$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $895.00
Pre-Columbian, Peru, Chancay culture, ca. 1000-1500 CE. As the Wari aesthetic waned, Chancay artisans residing in the valleys north of Lima created ceramics in the likenesses of humans and animals with their own distinctive style and form. Chancay figural ceramics were usually fabricated with molds and stamps and painted with a limited color scheme of dark brown-black on white; however, this example departs from Chancay mass production and at times less-refined aesthetic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1240645 (stock #ASull22514J$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $695.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Colima culture, ca. 200 BCE to 200 CE. This deer vessel boasts not only an attractive form but its iconography was dearly symbolic in the Pre-Columbian world - no pun intended. Deer have a recurring role in creation myths of the Pre-Columbian world as their nimble speed and awe-inspiring grace suggest their fire and stellar symbolism. In addition, a most valued source of meat, deer were also featured in ancient fertility rites...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1238875 (stock #AKB$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD 595.00
Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, ca. 800-1200 ce. This hand-built vessel features a visage of a shaman on its neck. Dramatic firing cloud on surface. 5-1/2"T x 5-1/4"D. Several small chips on rim and minor hole on back wall of vessel.

Provenance: Ex- Katherine Byrnes Collection, FL

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1238873 (stock #AKB$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$595.00
Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, ca. 8th to 15th CE. Unusual form with facial features composed of stylized applied filets and ornamented with decorative headband and earspools. Shows manganese deposits and signs of rich, once burnished hue. 11-1/2"L x 7"W x 7-1/4"D. Obvious fragment with loss at neck and on left side of head.

Provenance: Ex-Katherine Byrnes Collection, FL

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1238872 (stock #AKB$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$545.00
Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, ca. 1000 to 1300 CE. Finely burnished orange ware tripod bowl with anamorphic feet in the form of jaguar heads. 9"D x 3-1/2"T Small chip on rim of bowl, minor surface wear.

Provenance: Ex-Florida private collection

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1238866 (stock #AKB1027$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD 795.00
Pre-Columbian, South Yucatan, ca. 550 to 850 CE. This piece was most likely fired in the open, possibly in charcoal to attain its rich dark hue. The decorative program is intriguing with a double spout in the form of an anamorphic head and tail and incised geometric program of rings and striations on the vessel. 8-1/2"D at widest x 6-1/4"T Chip on rim and one stable pressure crack. Erosion to bottom of pot...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1238865 (stock #MVB$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD 895.00
Pre-Columbian, Peru, South Coast, Nazca, ca 200-600 CE. This ovoid jar features a series of trophy head deities or tasters painted around the upper circumference. The cream-colored face with extended tongue, half moon eyes, and marks indicating body paint or scarification is topped with a series of scrolled and peaked forehead ornaments which has eyes, mouths, tongues and spreading serpentlike finials. Bifurcated hairs project from all parts...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1231787 (stock #BD$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$4,295.00
Pre-Columbian, San Pedro Culture, South Coast Peru, ca. 500-300 BCE. Early polychrome pottery stirrup vessel depicting a fisherman resting on a net buoyed by gourd vessels as a flotation device. His arms are red brown with white fingernails, his face is a white mask accented by light brown eyes with black pupils. His headdress is a net type in red brown with white bands, his hair is black and the gourds are red brown against a sand-colored background...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1230936 (stock #BD)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$3,495.00
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Classic, ca. 450 to 650 CE. This hand built vessel depicts a facial visage with naturalistic form, particularly of the nose, open mouth with filed teeth, even laugh lines. This individual was elaborately adorned with a headdress over his neatly plaited hair, nose ring, and ear ornaments. Look closely at the ears and you will see incised lines referencing the custom of bloodletting and scarification. Look even closer and you will see that figure's eyes are closed, perhaps i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1229301 (stock #CAS$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1155.00
Pre-Columbian, Chochola, South Yucatan, ca 550 to 850 CE. Exquisite hand built corseted brownware vessel incised with a complex program of glyphs and striated motifs. The piece was most likely fired in the open, possibly in charcoal to attain its rich dark hue. Intact, excellent, near choice condition, rich hues.

PROVENANCE: Ex-private Santa Monica, CA Collection.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1229288 (stock #CAS$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$995.00
Chimu, Moche Valley, Peru, ca. 1000-1400CE. The Chimu were master metal artisans - evident in the fine detail of these silver tumis, two of which feature elegant spiraled silver. The Tumi is a ceremonial knife typically characterized by a semi-circular blade made from one piece of metal used by the Chimu and other Andean cultures. These tumis however are rounded in form possibly to represent the sun or the moon which the Chimu dutifully worshipped with an annual ritualistic celebration. Subseque...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1229279 (stock #CAS$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $345.00
Pre-Columbian, Western Mexico, Guanajuato River Valley, ca. 300 to 100 BCE. Very fine pottery bowl in attractive, spheroid shape. Signature of the Chupicuaro style, this bowl is decorated with a deep red base and stylized black and cream step and serpent motif around body and rim respectively. This vessel was intended to be hung as indicated by three perforations just beneath rim. 4-1/2"D x 3"H. Small chip and minor wear on surface of rim; some erosion on interior, else intact, good to excellent...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1229278 (stock #CAS$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$495.00
Pre-Columbian, Western Mexico, Guanajuato River Valley, ca. 300 to 100 BCE. The Chupicuaro artisans created this classic vessel design featuring pointed openwork feet which once held working rattles. Characteristic of the Chupicuaro redware, the burnished surface is so rich! The rim and feet are decorated with stylized geometric and linear motifs respectively. Incised carved line demarcates the lower perimeter of the rim. 8-1/2"D x 4"H. Intact with minor wear. Excellent condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1229276 (stock #CAS$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$495.00
Pre-Columbian, Western Mexico, Guanajuato River Valley, ca. 300 to 100 BCE. This is an exquisitely classic design created by the ancient Chupicuaro culture. The vessel sits on pointed openwork feet which once held working rattles. Characteristic of the Chupicuaro redware, it shows a gorgeous, lustrous surface. In addition, the rim is decorated with applied knob-like forms and stylized geometric glyphs painted in black. 7-1/2"D x 2-3/4"H. Small chip and minor wear on surface of rim; some erosion ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1219406 (stock #BD4407$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$595.00
West Mexico, Nayarit, ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE This terracotta male figure is beating a drum, wearing a pointed, conical headdress, loin cloth, beaded necklace, nosering,large ear spools,and several wristbands. Painted black lines on his face may indicate scarification or tattoos. The drummer's extensive ornamentation suggests that he is engaged in a ceremonial ritual. Original painted accent decoration remains in white and black against a red slip ground. This is an excellent example of the Ixtl...